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. lots of people i talk to to not talk in terms of the fiscal cliff or the debt ceiling. they do not talk about monthly job reports. they talk about things like how is my kid's school performing? will make it have a job when they get out of college? can i pay my bills? can i pay the mortgage? you hear all too often that political leaders talk about things in terms that are not really relevant. the outcome might be relevant, but not relevant to the people in our states. we need to be more relevant. when i first ran for governor, i used to tell a story about something i started doing about 25 years ago. when i started working, i would pack a lunch every day. it is a lunch i still most days. chisam which nests cheese sandwich on wheat bread with a little bit of mayo -- cheese sam went on wheat bread with a little bit of mayo. i bring the same lunch. i get the same thing every day and i'm perfectly happy with that. i pack it in a little brown bag lunch. i eat it in the car or at the capitol or anywhere else. when i ran for governor, i said we need a little bit of brown bag common sense in our
debt ceilings and fiscal cliffs and things like that. most things that i -- their kids future, they talk about their neighbor out of work, they talk about concerns they have with schools and transportation, things like that, those are relevant things, we need to be a party of growth and of opportunity, we need to be optimistic, relevant and courageous outside. >> social issues have been important to you, as a politician, as a person. can you stay the republican party, we understand we have disagreements, come on into the party any way. >> i think these issues of life and family and marriage kind of define who you are, people will differ on that, but if they know you care about the biggest things, roads, schools, quality of life, access to the american dream, more opportunity. they'll give you a chance. scott's point about proving the conservative government gets good results and the things that people care about. that's our road back and doing it with a smile, people will buy into our ideas. >> stand by a minute, we're going to have more on our panel when we return. ...$10 off
have the debt ceiling, the europeans will talk about how you can make that binding. in the u.s., the concern is much more whether you can lift it in time in order not to put too much break on the economy. now, the u.s. economy has bottomed out, it's coming back, and i think sooner or later the u.s. has to face the fiscal issue not just in the sense of delaying adjustment but really making a credible adjustment. >> this is very reminiscent of the conversations we were having a year ago about europe. from the outside it looked obvious, have to get your house in order, you know what the decisions are likely to be, you have to just do them. now i hear everybody in europe saying you know what you need to do, you just need to do it. >> they were particularly amazed at the latest decision to suspend the ceiling once again. don't just go tying it to this congressional pay. instead of just simply doing it. >> right. coming up with gimmicks and -- >> well, shackling, shackling something onto the side of it. >> right. well, they said this time if they don't do it they're going to stop g
ceilings, fiscal cliffs, and most people we talk to, talk about their kids' future, their neighbor out of work, they talk about concern these have with schools and transportation, things like that. a relevant thing that i think nationally republicans aren't connecting, and we can't. we need to be the party of growth and opportunity. the optimistic, relevant, courageous. if we do, we'll win national elections again. >> social issues important to you. as a politician and person. can you stay the republican party and say, look, we understand we have disagreements come into the party anyway? >> i think these issues of life, family, marriage, kind of define who you are. we'll differ on that but if they know you care about the biggest things, roads, schools, quality of life. access to the american dream. more opportunity. they will give you a chance. it will improve the conservative government will get good results and the things people care about. that's our road back and as hap people will buy into the ideas. >> we'll have more with our panel when we return. loss plan. but their shakes are
in the debt ceiling crisis of 2011 that the credit agencies talked about lowering the triple a bond rating mohsen because of problems of the federal level. -- mostly because of problems at the federal level. the sequester -- it pushed off congress for only two months. but let a lot of states in uncertainty. right now what states are doing is they're governors are proposing budget cuts but they are doing so with this backdrop of federal uncertainty because they do not know how much money is going to be coming from the federal government and they will not know for at least a little while longer. host: here is a comment on our facebook page. she says that companies continued to move out of rhode island. home prices below what towns assessed for tax purposes. a t-shirt to tell us where you are writing from -- be sure to tell us where you are writing from. let us go to leonard in michigan on our democrat line. caller: thank you for taking my call. good morning. i just recently relocated here to michigan. i would say the state is doing very well from my aspect of it. i see how the auto makers re
's second term. the debt ceiling has been raised, at least temporarily, but there are still big decisions to be made. you specifically said in the last few days that your priority is to make a big down payment on the debt. a debt crisis that you see in this country. >> that's right. >> what do you specifically require? what's the priority? what has the president got to do in your point of view? >> i'll just explain what the speaker said when we passed that bill. our goal is to get cuts and reforms that put us on a path to balancing the budget in a decade. we think the senate ought to offer a budget. they haven't passed a budget in four years, even though we have a law that says we need a budget every year. we haven't seen any solutions offered by the president on how to get the budget balanced, pay down the debt, and no budget in four years. we need to figure out how to grow the economy, how to get opportunity. and if we have a debt crisis like they had in europe, everybody gets hurt. that's what we want to avoid. >> last week, senator schumer said, we'll do a budget. >> great. finally. i
't resolve some of the debt ceiling and some of the spending cuts and get into some of the fiscal order that you were talking about, you're going to have that weight on it. and even though you proposed a lot of hope with japan in terms of some of the political leadership, they are still at negative growth with 7%. >> exactly. >> with so now you're up to 50% or so of world gdp that is a drag on the economy. how do you look at, you know, the broadest sense of contagion as it relates to emerging market growth and developing country growth with 50% of world gdp possibly in that situationsome. >> well, i think the trade figures tell it all, whether you agree with the figure on growth or not, i think the trade figures show what's happening. and there's no doubt picking one of the countries you've mentioned, china. i mean, china for the last 20 years has been double-digit growth. last year they had one of the worst years in recent memory. we'll see the final figures coming out. it didn't get below 7% which i view as a hard landing, but when you move from double digit down to 7 something percen
in washington sound familiar. a lot of debates over the debt ceiling. the republicans, you heard bobby jindal saying we have to stop being the stupid party. i think they are trying to figure out how do we avoid talking about the 47%. republicans are looking to change their tone for elections in 2014 and 2016. in terms of the politics on the fiscal stuff and the politics, the fight is the same. republicans don't want to raid taxes. the president wants to cut spending less severely. same fight we have seen. >> you see it the same way, same old, same old. >> it is a fight that will don't happen. they are starting to position themselves and republicans are looking to 2016 to say we are going to change what has happened and jindal signalled that in his speech earlier this week. >> perry, another topic, gun violence, no doubt we have been since newtown. there are going to be hearings on capitol hill this week. patrick leahy, he has five witnesses. the list has come out who he is going to have talking about gun violence and someone that a lot of people are familiar with is wayne la pierre of the nra
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